Guillermo Del Toro to Pen Vampire Trilogy!

And you thought he was booked up until 2017… This evening is was announced that Guillermo del Toro has inked a publishing deal with HarperCollins imprint William Morrow to pen a trilogy of vampire thrillers with Chuck Hogan. The first book, THE STRAIN, hits bookstores next summer. The story will revolve around an invasion of New York City by a vampiric virus and the series will trace the roots of the vampiric race back to its Old Testament origins. Del Toro is essentially booked through 2017, attached to helm a remake of FRANKENSTEIN, DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE, SLAUGHTERHOUSE-FIVE and DROOD (click here to read all about it).